Consumer Reports Withdraws Tesla Recommendation
Consumer Reports magazine said Tuesday that it’s rating Tesla’s Model S sedan, a luxury electric car, “worse than average,” after giving the vehicle positive reviews in the past. The magazine says it is no longer giving the Model S its recommended designation, after carrying out an annual survey and hearing from Model S owners who shared concerns about a range of issues.
In a press release, Consumer Reports says “The main problem areas involved the drivetrain, power equipment, charging equipment, giant iPad-like center console, and body and sunroof squeaks, rattles, and leaks.”
Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson discusses this announcement, along with new Toyota recalls for power window switches, and news that Honda and its airbag maker did not disclose a study that questioned the airbag propellant used – all with CNN’s Maggie Lake.
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